February 22, 2023, 12:00pm EST

Breaking Down Barriers: Lessons for a more Inclusive Economy

Ontario Co-operative Association

Event Type:
Virtual, Workshop

Session 2 of the “From Principle to Practice”Series

An exploration of some of the key systemic barriers that exist for under-represented groups wanting to develop – or those currently operating – a co-operative, and how the sector can collectively overcome them, through practices and policies that will make businesses and the co-operative sector more inclusive. (1.5 hours). Guest speakers include Esther Enylou, Executive Director of the Women’s Multicultural Resource and Counselling Centre, and Juliet Kego Ume-Onyido, Director and Co-Founder of the Black Women’s Professional Worker Co-operative.


Co-operatives, Conceptual Frameworks & Approaches, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Local Economy